Climate Change

Whether Armenia Can Reach 20.1% Forestation without External Funding?
May 11, 2016 at 12:36 | Climate Change | Yerevan
If actions directed at the reduction of greenhouse emissions are not carried out in the world, the temperature in Armenia will increase by 3-4 degrees. As a measure for climate change mitigation, Armenia has undertaken to make its forestation 20.1% by
Nazeli Vardanyan: Amendments to RA Forest Code Bear Huge Risks
April 25, 2016 at 16:34 | Climate Change | Yerevan
On 31 March 2016 the Armenian Government approved RA draft laws “On Making Amendments and Supplements to RA Forest Code” and “On Making Amendment to RA Code on Administrative Violations” and sent to the National Assembly. The amendments envisage permitting site development in forests and to eliminate the concept of a forest ticket
Legalizing Illegal: Business Intends To Get into Armenian Forests
April 21, 2016 at 14:58 | Climate Change | Yerevan
Since 2009 the extent of reforestation works has reduced by 6 times reaching almost zero level in 2015. The Government hasn’t allotted even a penny for the reforestation in 2016. Recently the Armenian Government has approved the draft amendments
Armenian Youth Needs "Green Education"
April 19, 2016 at 18:22 | Climate Change | Yerevan
The American University of Armenia has a mandatory environmental component in its academic programs: “In the AUA Master’s programs it’s obligatory to select a one-credit environmental course, if you don’t select an environmental course